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France Fights Fuel Cuts as Pension Vote Nears

France faced another day of strikes and confrontation on its streets on Thursday as the government grappled to restore fuel supply with senators just a few days away from voting on pension reform

21 October 2010 , 10:20Reuters11110

Russian Tycoon Lebedev Launches A Newspaper in Britain

Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev, who was once a KGB agent stationed in London and bought Britain's The Independent newspaper in March, is launching a new paper, called "i," the Independent website said

19 October 2010 , 09:06RIA Novosti11450

Turkmenistan and Qatar to Discuss Energy Matters

The leaders of the oil and gas rich countries are expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues, but primarily cooperation in fuel and energy sector, the ministry said.

11 October 2010 , 10:52RIA Novosti13380

Russia May Supply Pakistan, Afghanistan With Electricity

Russia may join an international project to supply Pakistan and Afghanistan with power from Central Asia, the Energy Ministry said Thursday, as the Kremlin seeks to regain influence in the region.

20 August 2010 , 10:40The Moscow Times22420

Most of the refugees, victim of the ethnic violence, have returned home in Kyrgyzstan

Almost all people who fled to Uzbekistan during ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan have returned to their homeland, a spokesman for the Uzbek foreign ministry said.

01 July 2010 , 08:24RIA Novosti10410

Russian spy affair should not affect improvement of US-Russian relations

The latest Russia-U.S. spy scandal will not affect bilateral ties, the White House said Tuesday.

30 June 2010 , 08:12RIA Novosti14360

Suspected Russian spies arrested in USA

Ten people have been arrested in the US and charged with spying for Russia.

29 June 2010 , 09:36BBC News53550

The United Nations wants the Kyrgyz government to do everything to avoid any new ethnic crimes

The United Nations urged Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday to take quick, decisive action to end indiscriminate ethnic killing in its volatile south as the interim government braced for new attacks in the north.

16 June 2010 , 08:54The Moscow Times13180

Violences in Kyrgyzstan have pushed thousand of of Uzkeks refugees to try to escape in Uzbekistan

Thousands of ethnic Uzbeks have massed at the Uzbekistan border in an attempt to escape violence in Kyrgyzstan which has left at least 138 dead.

15 June 2010 , 08:50BBC News14630

New riots in south Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz authorities will use all available resources to stabilize the situation in the south of the ex-Soviet Central Asian republic, where the death toll from riots has reached 12, the leader of the country's interim government said on Friday.

11 June 2010 , 11:59RIA Novosti13380

BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should be the worst oil incident in the US history

Scientists declared the 5-week-old BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico to be the worst in U.S. history on Thursday, while federal and oil industry officials capped a day of confusion by announcing they had suspended and then restarted their mud-pumping ``top kill.''

28 May 2010 , 10:08The Miami Herald15770

China and the USA to cooperate on energy data to improve transparency market

China and the United States pledged to form a task force to enhance cooperation on energy data such as consumption and inventory statistics to improve transparency in a volatile market.

26 May 2010 , 08:54Upstream39760

Cooperation summit between the USA and China opened in Beijing

Senior officials from the US and China have urged better co-operation between the two nations, at the start of a high-level summit.

24 May 2010 , 09:50BBC News12530

Troubles in perspective in Asian Fear East after the confirmation of a North Korean attack on a South Korean boat

A North Korean submarine's torpedo sank a South Korean navy ship on 26 March causing the loss of 46 sailors, an international report has found.

20 May 2010 , 09:01BBC News15730

Turkey and Brazil close to find nuclear deal with Iran

Brazilian and Turkish government officials said Sunday that their leaders had brokered a tentative compromise with Iran in the international standoff over Iran’s nuclear program, a development that could undermine efforts in the United Nations to impose new sanctions on the Iranians.

17 May 2010 , 09:54Alexei Barrionuevo, Sebnem ArsuThe New York Times16200

Kyrgyz opponents to interim government protested with violence

Opponents of Kyrgyzstan's interim rulers stormed several regional government headquarters Thursday, threatening the delicate peace that has reigned since the violent overthrow of the president last month.

14 May 2010 , 10:30The Associated Press11870

UK has a new Conservative Prime Minister

Conservative leader David Cameron has become the UK's new prime minister after the resignation of Gordon Brown.

12 May 2010 , 07:53BBC News12100

President of Nigeria's African biggest oil producer died

Fifty-eight-year-old Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua died at his presidential villa on Wednesday, state TV has said.

06 May 2010 , 08:23BBC News16960

New violences took place in Kyrgyzstan as the former president left Kazakhstan

A new wave of unrest hit Kyrgyzstan on Monday, with violent protests in the suburbs of the capital and the south of the country, while ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left Kazakhstan for an unknown destination.

20 April 2010 , 08:30RIA Novosti12820

Last week Icelandic volcano iruption may be only first signs of bigger volcanic activities

The volcanic cloud of ash drifting in from Iceland has caused the longest closure of European airspace since World War II. Some scientists say the current event could be a warning sign of even bigger volcanic disruptions to come.

19 April 2010 , 08:08Gautam NaikThe Wall Street Journal23000

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